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What if it Were Your Child?

Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

What if it Were Your Child?

by Christian Bonawandt on July 23, 2014  

If you were a parent of a child fleeing violence in Central America, what would you want the U.S. to do?

Fund to Offer Restitution to Victims of Fraudulent Immigration Group

Former International Immigrants Foundation head Ed Juarez will have to repay immigrants he hurt and stole from.

Fund to Offer Restitution to Victims of Fraudulent Immigration Group

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 22, 2014  

A $2.2 million fund has been set up to offer restitution to those victimized by the International Immigrant Foundation.

Volunteers Help Legal Residents Apply for Citizenship in Westbury

A Hofstra law student helps prepare a citizenship application.

Volunteers Help Legal Residents Apply for Citizenship in Westbury

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 22, 2014  

As part of an ongoing civic engagement program, volunteers completed citizenship applications for 19 legal permanent residents.

VIDEO: The Impact of Inaction

How has Congressional inaction affected America?

VIDEO: The Impact of Inaction

by Christian Bonawandt on July 21, 2014  

A look at how Congress's refusal to address immigration reform has impacted the U.S.

Cross to be Removed from Hempstead School Board

Residents have been protesting Betty Cross for years.

Cross to be Removed from Hempstead School Board

by Christian Bonawandt on July 21, 2014  

The New York state education commissioner will not recognize Cross's election while he investigates allegations of voter coercion and election fraud.

District Lawyer to Education Commissioner: Touré is a ‘Sore Loser’

Cross has retaliated against allegations from contested school board candidate Maribel Touré (front, right).

District Lawyer to Education Commissioner: Touré is a ‘Sore Loser’

by Christian Bonawandt on July 18, 2014  

Through a memorandum from her attorney, Betty Cross has denied wrongdoing on the May 20 election and claims candidate Maribel Touré simply didn't work "hard enough."

Tell Obama to ‘Go Big’ on Executive Action

Credit: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Tell Obama to ‘Go Big’ on Executive Action

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 18, 2014  

We need to advocate strongly that an executive order cover everyone who would be legalized under the bill the Senate passed last year.

Children at the Border Need Wilberforce and Due Process

The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 serves a vital purpose and should remain in tact.

Children at the Border Need Wilberforce and Due Process

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 17, 2014  

The increase in the number of children arriving at the border should be dealt with through an appropriation of money to hire more adjudicators to provide the due process the children are entitled to under the anti-sex trafficking law.

How DACA Improves the Lives of American Immigrants

Credit: Immigration Policy Center.

How DACA Improves the Lives of American Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 17, 2014  

Young men and women granted DACA are finding better-paying jobs and moving out of the shadow economy and into American civic life.

H1N1 Virus Fears from Child Refugees Are Overblown

Children crossing the U.S. border will not cause a swine flu epidemic.

H1N1 Virus Fears from Child Refugees Are Overblown

by Michael Lewis on July 16, 2014  

Most flu shots provide baseline immunity to H1N1.

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